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Sample sentences for the GRE study word inverse

inverse can be used as a adj
inverse can be used as a noun

1.I verily believe that a man's way with women is in inverse ratio to his prowess among men. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
2.They used I know not what desires to give point to the same wrath in inverse sense. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.There are books which have an inverse value for the soul and the health according as the inferior soul and the lower vitality, or the higher and more powerful, make use of them. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
4.The meagreness or negativeness of their content has been in an inverse ratio to their power. - from The Republic by Plato
5.The significance of Critical-Utopian Socialism and Communism bears an inverse relation to historical development. - from The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
6.The difference between the larger and smaller shadows will be in inverse proportion to the larger and smaller lights causing them. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
7.Because attraction between agents and reagents at all instants varied, with inverse proportion of increase and decrease, with incessant circular extension and radial reentrance. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
8.The proportion of freedom to inevitability decreases and increases according to the point of view from which the action is regarded, but their relation is always one of inverse proportion. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.Thoughts of home grew stronger the nearer he approached it--far stronger, as though this feeling of his was subject to the law by which the force of attraction is in inverse proportion to the square of the distance. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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